Special Education Units
Learning Support Unit - Top Unit
The small class size of the Learning Support Unit ensures that the students receive a high level of individualised instruction. The key learning areas are academic education, recreation skills, social skills and vocational skills, and the following are special features:
· Community Based Instruction - including using public transport
· Social Skills
· Beginner Chef - basic life skills, including cooking
On the completion of Year 10 students have the opportunity to attend specialist college programs and the transition is to college is supported with visits and meetings towards the end of Year 10.
Learning Support Centre
The small class size ensures that students receive a high level of individualised instruction. The Learning Support Centre's goal is to enable all students to become independent with their learning and living by the time they reach college. The key learning areas are literacy and numeracy skills that are related to real life situations, social and life skills such as budgeting and travel.
Career pathways are investigated from Year 7, beginning with students' interests and abilities and are developed through to Year 10. During this time students have the opportunity to undertake work in the community and work experience.
Students of the Learning Support Centre attend mainstream PE and elective classes.